Gluten-free, dairy-free banana bread


Since giving up gluten and dairy a few weeks ago (nutritionist suggested before everyone accuses me of jumping on bandwagons*)  I’ve been considering whether to just stop baking and be militant about not having ‘treats’ but really, life would be so depressing if the only treat available was a Waygu meatball or a ribeye steak.…

Low carb breakfasts


Following a reasonably low carb diet can mean endless eggs for breakfast, which while it seems exciting when you start, can get pretty dull, pretty quickly. So I have a few more easy options to add to your repertoire. Stewed Rhubarb and Greek yoghurt. Rhubarb is very low in carbs and if you stew it…

Things to do in 2014


Learn UML properly and how to write decent use cases – yeah! Totally geeky but fun at the same time, I think it will make new jobs more possible and aim me more into the higher end of project management. Experiment more with cocktails and make up some decent recipes More photography! MORE! I want…

Dukan weight loss challenge – Attack phase


Attack Phase This is a short phase of protein only. It’s to get you into the swing of things, to kick start weightloss and make getting into ketosis easier. It perks me up immensely to see the scale dropping quickly even tho I know it’s just water loss. Day 1. 9th Sept. 12’11.8. Utterly fed…

Mediterranean Diet


Med diet cuts heart attacks – which is pretty interesting BUT I don’t understand why they end off with saying that you should be following a low fat diet given that they’ve just proved that the Med diet is the best and that’s patently not a low fat diet. Some good diet recipes from the Guardian –…